Indiana sociologist Laurel Cornell asks, why are American highways designed without regard to the concerns of the person on foot? She examines the point of view of the twentieth-century civil engineer and concludes that their training taught them how not to see the people on the roadside.
Part of the Landscape Studies podcast. Originally presented by Laurel Cornell as part of the American Society for Environmental Historians conference in Boise, Idaho, 2008. Video produced and edited by Jo Guldi. Creative Commons music by Don Azpiazu and Havana, thanks to CCMixter.org http://ccmixter.org/files/havana/12615. Video available under the Creative Commons Attributive Non-Commercial License, http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/
Available under the Creative Commons Attributive Non-Commercial License, http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/